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Report: Hamilton meets with MLB over ‘disciplinary issue’

By Steve DelVecchio Something strange appears to be going on with Josh Hamilton. As Hamilton remains at a friend’s ranch in Houston while rehabbing from shoulder surgery he had earlier this month, a report from Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times indicates that the 33-year-old slugger had a meeting with Major League Baseball on Wednesday to discuss a “disciplinary issue...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor RB Silas Nacita says NCAA declared him ineligible for avoiding homelessness

Baylor walk-on running back Silas Nacita says the NCAA has declared him ineligible because he accepted impermissible benefits in the form of housing last summer. The problem is Nacita claims he only accepted those benefits so he could avoid homelessness. On Wednesday morning, Nacita explained on Twitter that he moved in with a family friend...Read More
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James’ 10-year-old son already has scholarship offers

By Steve DelVecchio Earlier this week, a highlight video of LeBron James’ 10-year-old son went viral. LeBron Jr., aka Bronny, has some pretty serious game for a kid who is still in fourth grade. Is that old enough to be thinking about college? The simple answer is no. There’s nothing wrong with having a bright future, but 10-year-old kids should be more concerned with which...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Schefter confirms that Dez Bryant video exists

By Steve DelVecchio A video of Dallas Cowboys wide receiver doing something that sounds incriminating does, in fact, exist — at least according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. During an appearance on the “Carmen and Jurko Show” on ESPN 1000 in Chicago Wednesday, Schefter said that there is a video and that he has been working on it since September. Schefter would not go into detail...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Orton kicked off Philippine basketball team for ‘insulting’ Manny Pacquiao

All those who are currently employed by the Philippine Basketball Association need to understand that insulting Manny Pacquiao could cost you your job. Daniel Orton, a former Kentucky player who was drafted by the Orlando Magic, was kicked out of the Philippine Basketball Association earlier this week when he made a comment about Pacquiao that...Read More
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Kevin Durant hint about staying with Thunder?

By Steve DelVecchio There has been a growing belief among the NBA community that the 2015-2016 season will be Kevin Durant’s last with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The reigning NBA MVP is here to tell everyone that drawing that conclusion is a bit premature. After the Thunder won their seventh game in a row on Tuesday night, Durant had an interesting exchange with one of his Twitter...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Reddit user broke Derrick Rose injury news

As you have likely heard, Derrick Rose has once again suffered a serious knee injury and could be out for the remainder of the season. If you are a faithful follower of Reddit’s NBA page, you would have gotten the news before anyone else. A Reddit user who says he is friends with Chicago Bulls...Read More
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Dufner looks like a new man after losing 20 pounds

By Steve DelVecchio Jason Dufner looks like a new man. Among the reasons the common golf fan could relate to Dufner in previous seasons was his husky build. Simply put, the Duf used to rock a pretty distinguished beer gut. The 37-year-old went on a serious diet this winter, and he has lost a whopping 20 pounds. He’s barely recognizable at this point. Here's @JasonDufner's...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Inglewood approves construction of new football stadium

City council members of Inglewood voted 5-0 on Tuesday to approve construction of a new football stadium, a project that could get underway this year and bring an NFL team back to Los Angeles for the first time in over 20 years. The project was fast-tracked by the city, which decided to put the vote...Read More
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Patrick Kane injured after check into boards

By Larry Brown Patrick Kane could be out several weeks with a significant injury after being checked into the boards during the first period of the Blackhawks' 3-2 shootout win over the Panthers Tuesday. Kane was checked by Alex Petrovic and the entire left side of his body crashed straight into the boards. The league's leading points scorer got up, exited the ice and did not...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose to have surgery for torn meniscus in right knee

The sad case of Derrick Rose continues to get sadder. The Chicago Bulls announced Tuesday night that Rose has a torn meniscus in his right knee and will need surgery. Rose told the team he had pain in his knee so he underwent an MRI which confirmed the tear. This marks four straight seasons Rose...Read More
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rondo and Carlisle in shouting match

By Larry Brown Rajon Rondo and Rick Carlisle got into a shouting match during the third quarter of Tuesday's Mavericks-Raptors game after the Mavs point guard ignored the coach's instructions for a timeout. Carlisle could be seen and heard yelling to Rondo to call a timeout as he was bringing the ball up the court. Rondo ignored the coach, who walked out onto the court to force...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Suns GM: We got rid of the selfish players

By Larry Brown The Phoenix Suns last week traded away two key players in Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas, and the team’s GM says the deals helped get rid of selfish players. Suns GM Ryan McDonough spoke with fan site “Bright Side of the Sun” Friday and talked about some of the team’s moves. McDonough was asked about the Suns playing “position-less basketball," which...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez’s maids say they found guns in his home

By Steve DelVecchio Two women who did some housekeeping work inside Aaron Hernandez’s North Attleboro home testified on Monday that they found guns on multiple occasions while working for the former New England Patriots tight end. Marilia Prinholato and her boss, Grazielli Silva, testified that they found weapons while organizing Hernandez’s clothes and tidying his home. Prinholato...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Draymond Green has great quote about talking trash to Tim Duncan

Does Tim Duncan look like the kind of guy who would be bothered by some trash talk? If your answer is “no,” then you would be right. And we have Draymond Green as proof. Chris Ballard wrote a cover story for SI on the Golden State Warriors, and one of the nuggets is about Green’s...Read More
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills reportedly trying to trade for Sam Bradford

The Buffalo Bills are pursuing a trade for Sam Bradford according to a report, but another outlet says that report is not true. Yahoo Sports’ Rand Getlin reported Tuesday that the Bills do not see E.J. Manuel as a viable option as their starting quarterback, so they are trying to swing a trade for Bradford....Read More
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Keith Olbermann suspended by ESPN for trashing Penn State

Keith Olbermann was suspended for the rest of the week by ESPN for critical tweets he sent about Penn State, the network announced Tuesday. “We are aware of the exchange Keith Olbermann had on Twitter last night regarding Penn State. It was completely inappropriate and does not reflect the views of ESPN. We have discussed...Read More
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nash jokingly threatens Twitter troll with 'Temecula' line

By Steve DelVecchio Steve Nash may be out for the 2014-2015 season, but he ain’t dead. One of his Twitter followers learned that first-hand on Tuesday. For whatever reason, some guy decided to get on Nash’s case and call him “washed up” and a bunch of other bad words. Rather than ignoring the troll like professional athletes almost always do, Nash fired off a hilarious...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer was stuck at sea on cruise ship with Ohio St. fans

By Steve DelVecchio Urban Meyer and roughly 2,500 other passengers set sail on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship last week to help raise money for cancer research. They were supposed to be back early on Tuesday, but Mother Nature made other plans. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Ohio State coach and company were circling in the Gulf of Mexico and unable to dock because of dense fog. The...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Williams rips Panthers for not attending his mother's funeral

The Carolina Panthers may have decided last week that they are going to release DeAngelo Williams, but the veteran running back’s relationship with the organization went stale almost a year ago. During an interview with WBTV’s Molly Grantham on Monday, Williams revealed that he was hurt by the lack of support the Panthers gave him...Read More
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys deny knowledge of incriminating Dez Bryant video

By Steve DelVecchio If a video exists that has the potential to ruin Dez Bryant’s reputation, the Dallas Cowboys claim to have no knowledge of it. Cowboys COO Stephen Jones, Jerry Jones’ son, told FOX Sports Southwest on Monday that he has no idea what video Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk was referring to last week. Jerry Jones has also indicated that no such issue exists...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns unveil new logos

The Cleveland Browns on Tuesday unveiled some new logos for the 2015 season. And by new logos, we mean they will now be using a slightly different shade of orange. As LB predicted last week, the change is hardly significant. Without a side-by-side comparison, you probably wouldn’t even notice a difference. The new helmets are...Read More
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch files trademark for ‘I’m just here so I won’t get fined’

In addition to avoiding a fine from the NFL by fulfilling his media obligations at the Super Bowl and uttering the same phrase over and over, Marshawn Lynch may also end up turning a profit. As Mike Baker of The Seattle Times first reported, Lynch has filed a formal trademark application to own exclusive rights...Read More
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant on Jimmy Kimmel reacts to Lakers celebrating win (Video)

The Los Angeles Lakers snapped an eight-game losing streak on Sunday night when they defeated the Boston Celtics in overtime. They have still lost 16 of their last 18 games, but that didn’t stop Nick Young and company from celebrating like they just punched their tickets to the Western Conference Finals. Would the Lakers have...Read More
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Self upset by Kansas State storming the court

By Steve DelVecchio Kansas State won its biggest game of the season on Monday night, as the 14-15 Wildcats defeated No. 8 Kansas at home. Naturally, the fans stormed the court after the 70-63 win. Kansas coach Bill Self was not happy about it. Self found himself pinned near the scorer’s table after hundreds of fans flooded the court. He needed a hand from Kansas State coach...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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